Today, LinkedIn announced Board Connect, which helps nonprofit leaders easily identify connections to potential board members. In an interview with LinkedIn’s Head of Social Impact Meg Garlinghouse, we discussed the inspiration behind Board Connect, how the new program will work in practice, lessons she brought to bear from her own experience serving on nonprofit boards, and more.
As Head of Social Impact at LinkedIn, Meg Garlinghouse is responsible for identifying partnerships and programs that leverage the LinkedIn platform to create positive social impact for the world. Garlinghouse has nearly twenty years of experience working in the technology and philanthropy sector. Prior to joining LinkedIn, Garlinghouse spent almost 10 years building and leading Yahoo!’s global community relations function. Read more...